London (Croydon) or Kent (Sittingbourne)
What you'll do
Optivo is a growing organisation that is customer and colleague focussed. We are preparing for our forthcoming merger with Southern Housing Group. We are planning the merger to take place in January 2023.
We’re looking for an exceptional Construction Project Manager who wants to make a difference and strive in a challenging fast paced environment. If you have a proven track record of managing the day to day project management of development projects from start on site to completion, then a fabulous opportunity has arisen to join us as Construction Project Manager on a permanent basis.
We’ll be recruiting for experienced Construction Project Manager to lead & manage our day to day delivery on our development led projects.
You’ll be the principal point of contact and engage effectively with a wide range of key stakeholders using your proven communication skills, working collaboratively to successfully develop and deliver new build schemes.
You’ll drive delivery and mitigate risks to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget and achieve value for money and meet the project milestones.
You’ll commission and liaise with developers, contractors, architects, cost consultants and internal stakeholders to deliver the construction of new developments.
You’ll adopt and comply with strategy and regulatory requirements, organisational values, policies and procedures, including Health and Safety, Equality and Diversity, Procurement, and Safe Guarding
What you'll need
You’ll have a proven track record in delivery of residential projects, ideally working in the Housing sector for Housing associations, local authorities, consultancies or developers.
You’ll have previous experiences of developing and maintaining successful relationships with Contractors /Developers and Employers Agent.
You’ll have a clear understanding of the legal and operational requirements of housing development.
You’ll be able to analyse and create multi-phase project cash flows and assess feasibility throughout the project lifecycle.
The role will work with a range of residents and colleagues, so a positive approach to collaborative team working is essential. You’ll need to live our one team culture.
Closing date for applications: Thursday 6th October 2022 at 23:59
Shortlisting: w/c 10th October 2022
What's in it for you
• Life assurance
• Healthcare cash plan
• Eyecare & dental
• Birthday leave
• Retailers discounts
• Cycle to work
• Buy & sell annual leave
• Season ticket loan
• In-house academy & career development
• Flexible working
Inclusion and Diversity
At Optivo we work hard to create a diverse and inclusive culture and environment where people are respected for who they are. Encouraging inclusion is not just about protected characteristics, it’s about celebrating differences of thought, opinion, experience and perspective of each individual. We’re all different in our own way and we want our colleagues to feel comfortable, that they belong, and are safe to be themselves at work, without fear of being judged or excluded, but valued for their contribution to our One Team approach.